Imagination in Sign Language
Learn how to sign imagination in ASL (American Sign Language) – what amazing things can you dream up?
- Bring both hands up to about forehead height. Your fingers are loosely pressed together, thumb in towards the palm just a little. The palms face one another a few inches apart.
- Alternating hands, circle both forwards a couple of times.
- This sign looks like there are lots of creative and imaginative ideas circling through your mind! Use this visual to help you remember the sign.
Teaching Tips – to learn how to sign imagination in ASL
- Play in early childhood education should focus a great deal on imagination! Provide lots of hands on materials and give kids lots of time for open play. Once in a while, check in on what they are creating and doing and point out how amazing their imagination is! Use the sign too.
- Create an imaginary creature sock puppet. Start with a clean old sock and help your child glue on yarn hair, googly eyes, and stick-on foam for any other desired features. Bring the creature on an imaginary adventure! Talk with your child about what they are imagining – and practice the sign.
Imagination. Your hands show all the neat things in your imagination! Imagination.